Overflow Ministries founder to speak on diversity and racial reconciliation
Milligan College, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2007) – Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil, a leader in the field of racial and ethnic reconciliation, will speak at Milligan College on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m., as a part of Milligan’s Multicultural Affairs Week.
McNeil is one in a series of speakers who will be at Milligan throughout the year as part of the college’s initiative to advance ethnic diversity.
McNeil has extensive experience in the field of racial reconciliation. For nearly 13 years she served as the regional coordinator of multiethnic training for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, a national evangelical organization that supports Christian outreach to students on college and university campuses.
In 1995, in response to her growing passion for authentic racial healing, she founded Overflow Ministries, Inc., a non-profit, faith-based organization devoted to the ministry of racial and ethnic reconciliation. McNeil continues this work through Salter McNeil & Associates, LLC, a racial and ethnic reconciliation consulting firm based in Chicago, Ill.
McNeil holds a bachelor of arts degree from Rutgers University, a master of divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a doctorate of ministry from Palmer Theological Seminary (formerly Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary). She is the coauthor of the book “The Heart of Racial Justice: How Soul Change Leads to Social Change.”
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more informationcontact Nathan Flora, campus minister, at 423.461.8748, or NFlora@milligan.edu.
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